Tractor Tug Begins Service
Boston’s newest and most powerful harbor tug has been christened, crewed up and has started serving customers of Constellation Maritime Co. The tug Leo is a 78-foot…
Shipbuilding Complex Breaks Ground in Vietnam
Construction of a $106m shipbuilding complex began in Hau Giang Province. The plant is expected to be a major booster to economic growth in the Mekong Delta. The…
Chiquita Sells 12 Ships for $227m
Banana producer Chiquita Brands International will sell 12 refrigerated cargo ships for $227mto an alliance of Eastwind Maritime Inc. and NYKLauritzenCool AB. The…
Scenic Tours Orders Three Ships
Australian-owned tour operator Scenic Tours has announced the formation of its European operations company Scenic Tours Europe AG that will be based in Zug, Switzerland.
Acquisition of Drilling Technology Company Sense EDM
TTS Marine ASA has signed an agreement to purchase all shares in the Norwegian drilling technology company Sense EDM. The company supplies drilling equipment and…
Transocean Provides Update On Fleet Contract Status
Transocean Inc. announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's offshore drilling fleet has been updated as of May 1, 2007.
Aker Kvaerner to Deliver Pusnes Mooring Equipment
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract for delivery of mooring winches and fairleads for Statoil's Gjøa Semi. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner. The…
Dominion to Sell Offshore E&P Ops for $4.7B
Dominion agreed to sell its offshore natural gas and oil exploration and production operations to Eni Petroleum Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Italian energy company Eni, for approximately $4.76 billion.
SRH Marine Order S-VDRs
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received orders from SRH Marine Electronics SA of Piraeus, Greece, to supply more than 60 simplified voyage data recorders (S-VDRs)…
MarAd and Hapag-Lloyd Sign Agreement
MarAd and Hapag-Lloyd, LLC, entered into agreements calling for non-emergency repairs to be performed in United States shipyards on five vessels enrolled in the Maritime Security Program.
Maritime Heavy Transportation Companies Dockwise and Sealift Announce Merger
Maritime companies Dockwise and Sealift announced a merger. By combining their fleet of vessels, the companies will be able to provide an enhanced service to customers.
MarAd Resumes Ship Disposal for James River Fleet
The federal government will resume disposing of ships from the James River Reserve Fleet, Maritime Administrator Sean T. Connaughton announced. The announcement…
Bueno Joins Sales Team at ACR Electronics
Sales Manager. Bueno is an international sales and marketing veteran having most recently held positions with Directlink International and Cosmo Communications Corp. both located in Miami, Florida.
EU Double Hull Legislation Signed
The President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, officially signed a European Parliament and Council Regulation that represents an important response…
Manitowoc Company Announces Management Transition
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. announced that the company’s board of directors has elected Glen E. Tellock, as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Tellock succeeds Terry D.
Bharati Shipyard to Build Offshore Vessel for Great Offshore
According to the Hindu, Bharati Shipyard will construct and supply an offshore support vessel to integrated offshore oilfield services provider Great Offshore for $64.8m.
Swedish Coast Guard Orders Third Vessel
In December 2005 the Swedish Coast Guard awarded Damen the newbuilding contract for two state-of-the-art 81-metre Coast Guard Vessels. Construction of these vessels…
Commuter Ferries for Manila’s Pasig River
Long considered a polluted ditch through the city, Manila’s Pasig River is being rehabilitated. Central to this endeavor is a ferry service that will include 15…
GE Shipping Takes Delivery of Handymax Dry Bulk Carrier
Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd (GE Shipping) has announced has taken delivery of the 47,240 dwt, 1997 built Handymax dry bulk carrier. Now named Jag Riddhi,…
Heerema to Invest $1b for New Deepwater Construction Vessel
Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) is investing $1b in a new deepwater construction vessel. The new vessel will feature unrivalled speeds and state-of-the-art equipment.